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Journal of Applied Sciences
  Year: 2006 | Volume: 6 | Issue: 6 | Page No.: 1380-1383
DOI: 10.3923/jas.2006.1380.1383
 
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Fabricating and Tensile Characteristics of Recycled Composite Materials

B.F. Yousif, K.O. Low and N.S.M. El-Tayeb

Abstract:
This study presents an experimental investigation to study the tensile characteristics of recycled polymers. A compression-molding machine is developed to fabricate the required polymeric composites. The selected recycled-materials are low-density polyethylene, high-density polyethylene and polypropylene. The experiments are conducted by universal tensile test machine. In addition, the effects of blending polymers with and without carbon black, in several percentages (3-10%) on tensile strength are investigated. After carried the results, it is found that blending LDPE, HDPE and PP with different proportion improves the tensile stress up to 20% (LDPE), 4% (HDPE) and 25% (PP). Meanwhile, the addition of carbon black increases the tensile stress by about 23% (LDPE), 2% (HDPE) and 23% (PP).
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How to cite this article:

B.F. Yousif, K.O. Low and N.S.M. El-Tayeb , 2006. Fabricating and Tensile Characteristics of Recycled Composite Materials. Journal of Applied Sciences, 6: 1380-1383.

DOI: 10.3923/jas.2006.1380.1383

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=jas.2006.1380.1383

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